Posts Tagged ‘Twitter for blackberry’

Twitter for BlackBerry Updated to Version in BlackBerry Beta Zone

March 14th, 2011

Twitter Twitter for BlackBerry has been updated to v1.1.0.17, and it is now available in BlackBerry Beta Zone for all members to download. A lot of bugs have been fixed in this new version.

Here are some of the fixes:

  • Push @mention issues
  • Updates to Geo-tweeting User Interface
  • Errors with posting/opening shortened links
  • Lock icon overlaps the Name in the conversation screen for protected user
  • Conversation Screen font does not change until it is reloaded
  • Notification count includes non-followed users mentions
  • Shortening link not working, original link not getting replaced
  • Twitter is not listed under social feeds application options
  • Delayed/bad char count on conversation message screen on Pearl
  • Additional fixes for those people using the app in French

For more information or to download Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1.0.17, head over to BlackBerry Beta Zone!

Twitter for BlackBerry Version 1.1 Now Launches in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

February 23rd, 2011

Twitter04 RIM has launched the beta version 1.1 of Twitter for BlackBerry through BlackBerry Beta Zone. The update adds a lot of new features based on users’ suggestions.

Here are the changes in Twitter for BlackBerry v1.1:

  • @mention Push Notifications – Users are now alerted with push notifications to the ribbon when they have @mentions, helping users quickly reply to @mentions
  • Direct Messages – Renamed “Messages,” direct messages are now threaded in the style of BBM conversations. Related messages are grouped together, making the direct message area less cluttered
  • #Topic Autocomplete – When users include a hashtag in their tweet, a dropdown list of key words will be presented based on previously used #topics
  • Social Feeds Integration – Deeper integration with Social Feeds allows users to perform Twitter actions right from Social Feeds, without launching the app
  • Retweet Updates – Retweets now appear in the Home timeline with a tag of “retweeted by you,” quickly alerting users that a retweet has been sent
  • New Gesture Support – BlackBerry smartphone users with a touch screen device can now refresh page content by simply dragging a finger down the device screen and releasing it
  • Additional language support – New languages supported include Polish and Czech

If you don’t have an account for BlackBerry Beta Zone, you can sign up today at

CTIA 2010: Twitter for BlackBerry Available March 31st

March 23rd, 2010

twitterforblackberrybeta2 After the keynote this morning I rolled by the BlackBerry booth and stumbled upon the Twitter pod. After some smooth talking (just kidding, no smooth talking required), I was informed that the Official Twitter for BlackBerry client will be rolling out to the public on March 31st. Only a few weeks ago it was rolled out as an invite-only beta, but if you still haven’t checked it out you won’t have to wait much longer. The beta has been going strong and although the results are mixed, everyone who hasn’t yet had a chance to play with RIM’s own Twitter client will surely be itching to get a hold of it in just over a week. Thats all we know for now, so keep it locked here and we’ll bring you more details if anything pops up.

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